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Fitness & Wellness

If you are looking for a great way to stay in shape in a social setting, join one of our fun, innovative, and invigorating classes to start getting the results you want! All classes are held in the Leonhard Recreation Center. To enroll in classes, you must register by the listed deadline. The recommended age for classes is 15+. A younger child may participate in a class if they are accompanied by a participating parent/guardian.

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The Champaign Park District offers many programs for self improvement. Below are just a few. Please see our latest Program Guide for our current offerings.

Ready to register?  Sign up online here.

Indoor Walking

Leonhard Recreation Center
Monday-Friday: 6:00a – 10:00p
Saturday: 7:00a – 10:00p
Sunday: 9:00a – 9:00p

Douglass Community Center
Monday-Friday: 8:00 – 9:00a


CIZE™ is a revolutionary new dance workout designed for people of all levels. Participants will bust out full dance routines to the hottest music tracks. Get sweaty, gain confidence and get an amazing workout. The moves are easy to follow- but the workout WILL challenge you, change you, and get you in the best shape of your life.

Dates: March 13-May 10
Deadline: March 8

M/W; 5:30-6:15p
Leonhard Recreation Center
Fee (R|NR): $63|$94.50 per session
Leonhard Recreation Center
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 Free trial classes March 1 & 6 

To sign up for the free trial, stop by Leonhard front desk or call (217) 398-2550

Strength Training

Tone and sculpt your whole body. Instructor Sabrina Carter will help participants learn the building blocks you need to help you transform your body. This class is designed for all fitness levels.

M/W/F; 9:30-10:15a
Leonhard Recreation Center
Fee (R|NR): $51|$76.50 per session
Leonhard Recreation Center
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Boot Camp

Drop and give me 20! This intermediate/advanced circuit training style class incorporates cardio, bodyweight exercises, strength conditioning, and athletic drills to ensure the muscle and performance change you are looking for. In Boot Camp class we start as a team and finish as a team! This class will get your heart rate up quickly to maximize benefits.

M/W; 6:15-7a
Leonhard Recreation Center
Fee (R|NR): $51|$76.50
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Line Dance Fitness

Our popular Line Dance classes focus on easy-to-learn moves set to classic country hits and today’s country favorites, as well as other musical styles! Impress your friends and family at weddings and parties, or show off at the club! If you’re ready to kick up your heels for a boot scootin’ good time, this class will have your feet stompin’ and heart poundin’ in no time.

Mondays; 6:30-7:15p
Leonhard Recreation Center
Fee (R|NR): $24|$36 per session
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Zumba Gold – NEW

Our newest instructor,  Kristina Robinson, is excited to get older active adults into a new style of fitness. Focus on balance, range of motion and coordination. This is a beginning level Zumba class and the instructor will give modifications for those who are looking for more of a challenge. If you use a wheelchair, we welcome you to join the party seated. If you use a walker, we can offer you a chair as needed through the workout. There is something for everyone in this class!

FREE trial classes: October 4 & 6; 9:30a-10:15a

*Call Leonhard at 217-398-2550 to sign up

T/Th; 9:30-10:15a
Leonhard Recreation Center
Fee (R|NR): $39|$58.50 per session
Leonhard Recreation Center
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Hatha Yoga

Improve and enhance your body’s strength, flexibility, and balance as we focus on the whole body. This gentle class will also help relieve stress and tension as we learn yoga postures, meditation, and breathing exercises.

T/Th; 5:30-6:15p
Leonhard Recreation Center
Fee (R|NR): $24-33|$36-49.50 per session
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Cardio Kickboxing

Kick, jab, cross, hook, and upper-cut your way to a strong core and burn lots of calories in this fun, high-intensity cardio class!

Tu/Th; 6:30-7:15p
Leonhard Recreation Center
Fee (R|NR): $54-57|$81-85.50 per session
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Forever Fit

Beginners and active seniors: enjoy fun music, easy-to-follow moves, and a friendly atmosphere in a class that improves flexibility, joint stability, balance, coordination, muscular strength, and
endurance. We combine light cardio exercises (to strengthen heart and lungs) with strength training to make this a workout you’ll look forward to.

Leonhard Recreation Center
Fee (R|NR): $51-54|$76.50-81 per session
Register Here!

Toned-Up Tuesdays -FREE!

Ages 15+
Join us weekly this summer for Toned-Up Tuesday at Douglass Park. Walk the newly constructed fitness trail, participate in a variety of group fitness classes, and make new friends at this instructor-led class. Children are welcome to attend with adult supervision.
6/7-8/9, Tuesdays, 6-6:45pm @ Douglass Park
*Schedule Change on 8/2 – 7-7:45pm to allow you to also enjoy National Night Out celebrations

More Classes Available Each Season

The above is just a selection of the many group fitness classes we offer. Visit the Program Guide each season to see new offerings keeping with the latest trends to keep you fit!

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